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“The world is failing precisely because”

To be human is to confuse a satisfying story with a meaningful one, and to mistake life for something huge with two legs. No: life is mobilized on a vastly larger scale, and the world is failing precisely because no novel can make the contest for the world seem as compelling as the struggles between a few lost people.

Richard Powers, 2018

From the book The Overstory

© 2018 Richard Powers

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